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the body of a navy seal killed in afghanistan will return home to anne arundel county.
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>> joe biden ahead of the stop in detroit a u-haul truck with equipment has been stolen. >> the skies got dark all of a sudden and it was like some drizzle to pouring down. >> it happened again. for the fourth time this summer a northwest d.c. neighborhood was left under water. storms flooded a metro station. "good morning, washington" at 5:00 a.m. begins right now. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> good labor day morning, monday september 3. >> good morning to you. we want to start with a busy night for metro workers and residents. crews were pumping flood water out of the shaw howard university metro. officials hope to have it reopened this morning.
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storm watch begins with skwrpb gonzalez live outside that station in northwest. >> the flood came and my car flooded. >> residents are once again flooded out. cars were under water overnight and basements are a sloppy muddy mess with storm and sewer backups. >> the manholes are about a foot and a half off the ground. >> this is the fourth time this summer it happened here after a strong rainfall. >> we have had one or two other floods before but this summer i have never seen anything like t. >> pumping several inches of rain water off the tracks in the shaw howard university station. at least five stations on the yellow and green lines were impacted. u-street and columbia heights were affected. >> skaeus got dark and went from drizzling to pouring down.
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>> we will check in later with him. >> the worries may not be over for residents because there is more rain in the forecast. we check in with adam caskey. >> we have a few areas of light rain mainly south of washington and parts of virginia to 95. we will look at superdoppler 7 and we will have more widespread showers and thunderstorms and downpours. prince william and stafford county some light to moderate rain pushing north. 84 the high today. we have areas of fog northwest of town. be aware of reduced visibility. rain will be more widespread with downpours this afternoon into the evening. localized flooding a concern today and tomorrow. >> on the roads right now monday morning labor day and it is nice and light on the major routes.
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the main problem is going to be in jessup for folks going through howard county 175 waterloo road and dorsey run road shut down with a structure fire. dorsey run road is shut down for a little bit of stretch approaching 175. if you are going out the next few minutes and travel in that area plan accordingly. toward the capital beltway a live look at 495 north of the american legion bridge we are not finding any trouble spots. no overnight construction. so we are moving well on the inner loop and outer loop in maryland. virginia to the beltway on i-66 a nice quiet ride from front royal all the way to the beltway continuing through fair oaks good and continuing to the roosevelt bridge. now back to the news desk. >> a car filled with explosives
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slammed into a vehicle from the u.s. consulate in pakistan. there are conflicting reports about whether any americans were killed in the suicide attack. a state department spokesman said two u.s. personnel and two pakistani employees were in the vehicle and were wounded but no consulate employees were killed. >> a community in maryland will gather to honor a navy seal killed in afghanistan. the body of patrick feeks will arrive in edgewater this morning. we have a live report near the fort myer memorial chapel where the funeral will be held later this week. >> patrick feeks had wanted to be a navy seal his entire life. he was scheduled to come home from deployment this fall but his family will be preparing for his homecoming in a different way today and it will start in
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edgewater his hometown. on this labor day along this town of eventually water the community will pay respects to one of the brave. >> it is good to remember a guy that is sacrificing. >> petty officer first class patrick feeks was killed august 16 in afghanistan. he was in a helicopter that krarbtd during a fire fight with he just felt that what he was doing in afghanistan with his platoon was what he had been trained to do. >> his family said he loved being a navy seal. he had already completed two tours in iraq and was in afghanistan since last december. >> he was just proud and very very happy. >> today feeks will come home to edgewater for the last time from
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dover air force base when a procession makes its way along route 50 and route 2. residents are encouraged to lineup language the route with flags to honor him. >> come out and show respect for what they are doing and what they have done. >> that procession is expected to get to the route 2 area in edgewater between 9:30 and 10:00 10:00. the funeral will be here at arlington cemetery on wednesday. >> it is 5:07. the democratic national convention kicks off today with meetings and labor day festival in charlotte, north carolina. president obama and vice president joe biden visiting swing states before they accept the nomination later this week. biden campaigned in pennsylvania and wisconsin and the president went after mitt romney in iowa and comlorado. >> if you didn't d.v.r. it i
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will recap it for you. everything was bad. it is obama's fault. and governor romney is the only one who knows the secret to creating jobs. >> if you have a coach that is 0-23 million you say it is time to get a new coach. >> the president campaigns in ohio before heading to louisiana where he will visit with hurricane isaac victims. gordon peterson and scott thuman will be at the democratic convention in charlotte. you can look for reports during abc 7 news at 5:00 6:00 and 11:00. >> the secret service has run in problems ahead of vice president biden's speech in detroit. it seems thieves stole a u-haul truck with equipment for the event. we are told it was swiped from outside a hotel in detroit. secret service won't describe what was inside the u-haul but said the theft will not affect the visit. it is 5:08 and 72 degrees.
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still ahead, brace yourself if you have to fill up for the drive back from the holidays. goes prices continue to rise. we have the you're on timeout leo! some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof! some things will.
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you'rere on timeout leo! some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof! some things will. >> president obama heads to louisiana today to see the devastation left by hurricane
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isaac. the tour comes as the gulf coast cleans up the damage from the storm. parts of louisiana are still under self feet of water and thousands of people are living in shelters. crews are working around the clock to restore power to more than 200,000 homes and businesses. >> as the weather clears after isaac more crews return workers remain evacuated from 18 rigs or just under one quarter of those in the gulf of mexico. 48 were evacuated as the storm approached. companies say it will take a few days in order to fully restore production. >> gas prices are rising and isaac is getting part of the blame. triple a reports the national average for a gallon of gas is now $3.83. that is eight cents higher than a week ago and 26 cents higher than a year ago. in d.c. the average price is $3.98. mad $3 by 78 and virginia $3.69.
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>> not only do you have higher gas prices but the potential for rain. >> the remnant circulation from isaac that is rotating causes the rain. isolated flash flooding and localized flooding is a concern. it will be a pretty unsettled week. it is humid outside. you feel the humid and you will notice areas of fog and even a few areas of light rain mainly in virginia. we go to the weather bug network and you see some of the rainfall from the weekend including saturday and sunday. martinsburg 1.68. these are all the top numbers. woodstock over an inch and a half. same with warrenton and morningside 1.38. 24 is the doppler. moderate "around the horn"
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quantico quantico. light rain pushing north and straddling the prince william parkway parkway. there is the circulation leftover from isaac. could it bring more downpours? off an on showers with the heaviest this afternoon and evening. 84 today. pretty much the same tomorrow. just a few degrees warmer. it will be unsettled with rain chances through thursday. >> on the roads just one trouble spot. we are telling you about the closure in howard county in jessup. 175 and dorsey run road shut down for a structure fire. have a look at i-95 through virginia up to 395. we are in h.o.v. northbound. for those making that trip we will remain that way through tomorrow's rush hour. we are looking at a very light flow of traffic on 395 north of duke street. that pace continues north and
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southbound between the beltway and 14th street bridge. that is the latest from the traffic center. >> it is 5:15. 72 degrees. >> the competition heats up between apple and rivals in today's tech bites. we will look at some of excuse us, while we cool. introducing, the square sunnyd bottle.
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>> a strike killed a top al qaeda militant in yemen.
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he was wanted for allegedly masterminding a 2002 attack on a french oil tanker. officials say planes hit vehicles carrying civilians. 14 were killed including three women and three children. there's been a sharp spike in the death toll in syria. 1,600 were reportedly killed last week. two activist groups say about 5,000 were killed in august the deadliest month since the uprising began more than 17 months ago. the civil war take a major turn last month when his forces began using air power to crush the revolt. hillary clinton urging southeast asian nations to present a united tpupbt on territorial stkaouts with china. she will go to indonesia today to offer support for a plan to ease rising tensions by implementing a code of conduct.
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china has become more assertive in pressing claims with smaller neighbors. it is 5:19 and adam caskey has a look at today aes's weather and rest of the week. >> we have the heavy rainfall and some localized flash flooding is a concern today into tomorrow. there is a lot of moisture in the air and all we need is the right set-up to wring that out of the air around we are getting it again today. it will be isolated in terms of downpours and the flash flooding will depend on where the downpours pop up. we have a few areas of light rain in prince william and stafford and charles county a few showers south of laplata. it will be a tkafrpdamp day, gray day and muggy. if you have outdoor plans time
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for plan b. definitely move it indoors. here are the remnants of isaac. the leftover energy and area of low pressure circulating is giving us the unsettled weather not just today but through midweek and into thursday. we will have unsettled energy from this and another cold front and it is causing areas of rain in parts of kentucky and ohio. it will be off and on in nature through a good portion of the workweek. let's check with the computer model. notice the red on the screen. that indicates where the computer model thinks we will get up to two inches including rappahannock and call peeper and north howard and this is through tomorrow morning. yellow indicates about an inch to an inch and a half. around the district that is what the model is hinting. that is possible in the district. we did have flooding problems
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yesterday so flash flooding is another concern forked it. 84 the high with the clouds. off and on areas of rain being more numerous later and heaviest rain through the afternoon. rain chance through thursday. hottest will be thursday 91 degrees. angela, i assume it is pretty quiet on the traffic front. >> it is very quiet. we have another look at the beltway in virginia and we are seeing absolutely no delays or incidents. from the springfield interchange on the inner loop through annandale to tysons we are good to go. over to i-270 in maryland it is good. this is what you will find out of frederick county. very nice and light there. a live look at falls road. making your way through montgomery county passing father hurley boulevard to the beltway this is the pace you will find with late volume. same on the northbound side.
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also a quick look at i-95 in maryland no delays from 32 to the beltway. the only problem 175 waterloo road is closed at dorsey run road and we are seeing delays there as there is a structure fire. that is the latest from the traffic center. back to news. >> today a number of companies anuns new products. the agency that monitors earthquakes was scooped by twitter. >> beating apple to the punch. apple is expected to unveil a new iphone and ipad but rivals are not waiting announcing new tablets and phones last week. super mario brothers 2 will look familiar to those that played earlier games. the version combines the look of the original with 3-d graphics.
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>> the background and characters have depth to them which doesn't affect the game but adds a nice visual touch. >> prior experience with the mario games will help. u.s. geological survey found out about the earthquake in the philippines from twitter. the first tweets were a minute of the quake. the agency monitors twitter for use on the word earthquake. those are tech bites. >> i like skwraurpbg juice or tomato in my water. this can cause acid erosion and enamel wears down. it is quite a lesson learned. my dentist recommended that i use it. >> you feel like you are doing something to safeguard against acid erosion.
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>> we knew when stephen strasburg would be shut down. we now have word when the nats ace will make the final start. davey johnson says he will get two more starts. last appearance is most likely september 12 in september. the nats are being extra careful with him who is coming off tommy john surgery. >> i just look forward to the next start. that is all i can focus on. we will have to have a sitdown talk soon. >> we have john lannan. he was our most successful pitcher last year and he's 2-0. he is not chopped liver. >> lannan is the likely choice to replace strasburg. he spent most of the season at
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triple a. strasburg is a 15-game winner. it could be 16 yesterday. he blank the them but the bullpen led the lead slip away before they rallied to win. they are up 6 1/2 over atlanta with the cubs coming to town this afternoon. >> don't forget the orioles. they are in the pennant race chasing new york. they took two of three from the yankees over the weekend leaving them two back of new york. and here is a fun thing. luz oosthuizen is on top of the leaderboard of the deutsche bank. he had seven straight birdies setting a tournament record 29 on the front nine. he is three up on rory mcilroy. tiger woods is six back. >> andy roddick announced his retirement but he is on fire
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following a surprise announcement that he will retire of the u.s. open winning two straight matches. the open crown is behind him and he is using it to his advantage. it is 5:29 and 72 degrees. the news continues at 5:30. >> the kickoff to a busy week in charlotte. we look at the democratic national
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>> manholes about a foot and a half off the ground because of the power of the water. >> more headaches for residents in a northwest d.c. neighborhood. for the fourth time this summer they have been damaged by flood water. it is monday september 3.
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>> we begin with sunday storms that flooded the shaw howard university met low forcing it to close. crews spent part of the night pumping them out. we continue with john gonzalez outside the station. metro expects to reopen the station this morning? >> it doesn't appear that it is going to open on time. we know water and electricity didn't mix. how about nearly a foot of water on the tracks at the shaw station. that creates quite a problem. speaking of problems residents who live in a notorious flood zone area are again dealing with it this morning. it the blooming dale section of northwest d.c. cars were under water and basements are a sloppy muddy mess this morning with storm and sewer backups. if you are keeping count this is the fourth time this summer this has happened in the area after a strong rain.
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here at the shaw metro station crews have been pumping several inches of rain water off the tracks. at least five stations along the yellow and green lines have been impacted. u street and columbia heights stations were also shut down overnight. >> the worst since we have lived here. we had one or two other floods before but this summer i have never seen anything like it. >> this latest flood comes two weeks after the city established a flood prevention task force. here at the metro no sign of opening even though the website has no alerts on the green or yellow lines. back to you. >> storms forced organizers of the annual labor day concert to move indoors.
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the concert was supposed to take place on the west lawn of the capitol and had to be held at the can't center. the national symphony orchestra has performed every labor day since 1979. >> 5:35 and time to check the weather with adam caskey. >> another damp day. expect more downpours this afternoon and spotty areas of rain between now and then. already areas of light rain on the live superdoppler. south of will plate that and -- laplata. and reduced visibility near frederick. 75 in washington. 73 in manassas and muggy 72 in gaithersburg. off and on showers with afternoon downpours and localize localized flash flooding today and tomorrow. 84 the high today.
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>> 5:35 right now and it is a working holiday on the campaign trail as the democratic national convention kicks off in charlotte. mitt romney will campaign in north carolina. we have the latest. >> it is time to move forward. that is the choice in this election. >> there week it is the democrats' turn to rally support behind president obama in his bid for a second term. the stage is set in charlotte with democrats filling their national convention, the theme of open convention. >> democrats are using star power to get the message across all week including appearances by eva longoria james taylor and mary j. blank. first led michelle obama and former president bill clinton will speak leading up to a large celebration thursday inside bank
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of america stadium. >> enough is enough. >> hundreds protested the big bank sunday. on the tour president obama continues to criticize his republican opponent's convention speech. >> governor romney knows the secret to creating jobs. nobody bothered to tell us what they were. >> this president can't tell us that you are better off today than when he took office. >> a poll shows it is a dead heat. another one after the republican convention that showed romney with a insulate lead shows the two are tied with two months until election day. in tampa paul ryan asked the question without new leadership why should the next four years be any different from the last four years. barack obama has to answer that question. >> first lady arrives today and mitt romney is using the week to prepare for the upcoming
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debates. >> gordon peterson and scott thuman will be at the democratic convention in charlotte. they will have reports at 5:00 6:00 and 11:00. >> president obama will head to louisiana to visit with victims of hurricane isaac today. that region is still dealing with floodwaters from the storm. we have a look at the damage and latest. >> the president will campaign in toledo before taking a break to go to louisiana. he will talk to residents in louisiana one of the areas hardest hit by hurricane isaac. house after house, block after block this is what some residents are coming home to. all they can do is watch and wait for the water it recede. >> our roof pretty much came off. the water leaked in. it took down our ceilings took out the furniture. totaled the house.
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>> realization is just setting in for many. for others rebuilding is under. >> it is what it is. >> president obama will get a firsthand look at the damage visiting one of the hardest hit areas he has promised to help the people tphraopded out. visiting the area sunday homeland security janet nay politano echoed the sentiment that the people are not in this alone. >> we will stay until this recovery is complete. we are here to be part of the team in louisiana and make sure that hurricane isaac is put to rest as soon as we can for all of those affected. >> last week romney took a pwraebgbreak to tour the area of the gulf coast as well. president obama will be back on the campaign trail tomorrow with a rally in norfolk before going to charlotte.
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>> the unification church will have a mourning period beginning today following the death of its founder. reverend sun myung moon died in south korea of complications from pneumonia. he turned his church into a worldwide religious movement and multibillion dollar business empire. it included the washington times newspaper. he was 92 years old. time now is 5:40. 72 degrees. >> still ahead, a story you will only see on 7 why a man calle
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>> i'm tony here cooking some good jerk chicken. "good morning, washington".." >> if you have barbecue plans i anticipate it to be damp with heavy rainfall expected this afternoon and evening. some areas of downpour and threat of localized flash flooding. 75 in washington 68 winchester. prince george's county we have a few light sprinkles but they are fading away as they massive north. vicinity is reduced in areas of fog. gaithersburg three miles winchester as well.
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martinsburg 2 1/2 miles. 84 tad. areas of rain developing, more numerous this afternoon with scattered downpours later today. back to angela with traffic. >> on the roads right now labor day light looking pretty good. key routes especially no distractions or delays. another look at i-95 through virginia from dumfries to the beltway looking pretty good. if you are heading to the capital beltway on i-95 in maryland a check of that also from 198 to the capital beltway only a 10-minute drive with no early distractions. once you reach the beltway very lit for the most part inner and outer loops. making your way from 95 to georgia avenue less than 10 minutes with no delays to report. now back to the news desk. >> we are looking at 73 degrees outside. >> make sure you have plenty of
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>> coming up at 6:00 on "good morning, washington" why those late night cramming sessions college students are famous for are doing more harm than good. and what is behind a growing crisis for a movie watching staple. >> we will go live to charlotte where it is the democrats' turn it rally support. we will find out what is at stake as president obama tries to win four more years in office. we have that and more at 6:00 a.m. >> a waldorf man charged in the death of an alexandria community activist will be sentenced in january. he pleaded to lesser charges in the robbery that led to lenny
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harris's death. harris was found in a well in fort washington in january after reported missing. in exchange for newman's plea the judge dropped first agree murder and kidnapping charges. a falls church man who tried to save a man a's life is accused of a crime. he allegedly solicited sex from a 12-year-old on line. he performed c.p.r. on a man he came in contact with who hit a power line. montgomery county police arrested portnoy august 25 after the girl's family member said he pointed a gun at them. they say they found a loaded gun, handcuffs and boxes of condoms in his car. >> the body of a local navy seal killed in afghanistan will be brought back to anne arundel county today. patrick feeks died when his chopper went down during a fire fight with insurgents. he will leave dover air force base at 8:00 this morning.
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it comes from route 50 to route 23 annapolis between 9:30 to 10:00. residents are encouraged to line route 2 to pay respects. a viewing will be held at george p. kalas funeral home from 2:00 to 4:00. investigators are looking for a person of interest in new jersey. someone broke into a home in camden sunday morning and killed a 6-year-old boy while he slept. the suspect also slit his 12-year-old's sister's throat. neighbors are praying for her recovery. >> it could have been anybody's child. not just hers. my prayers go out for the family and i pray for amber. i hope she makes it. >> it is not clear why the boy and sister were attacked. two others were not hurt. a teenage baby-sitter was carryingor them while the mother was in the hospital.
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a new york woman is recovering from burns after she was doused with acid allegedly by her father. she was checking on her father when he allegedly threw drain cleaner filled with acid at her. she is expected to survive. he faces assault charges. he claims she was abusing him. >> the ntsb is investigating a crash at an air show in iowa. >> uh-oh. no no, no. it is down. no. oh, no. >> three jets were flying in formation when one veered off course and crashed. it burst into flames killing the pilot. no one on the ground was hurt. >> firefighters are struggling to contain a huge wildfire in a california park. hundreds of campers were forced to leave the forest after it broke out sunday. officials say flames have burned more than 3,600 acres and it is only 5% contained.
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there is no word on what sparked it. since today is a holiday you should not have trouble on the roads but tomorrow is different because the day after labor day is dubbed terrible traffic tuesday. that is because of a combination of all the people going back to work and all the kids returning to school. transportation experts say the number of cars on the road on tuesday is the same as august but everyone is on the road at the same time which makes for heavier rush hours. >> tourists are coming to virginia and spending big bucks. the travel association says it took in nearly $19 billion in tourist revenue in 2010. arlington county took in nearly $2.5 billion. fairfax county not far behind. loudoun county more than a billion and $alexandria more than $650,000. this facebook give away is of your favorite.
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we are bringing back the ipad. you have a chance to win one until friday. sign up at wjla.com/facebook and we will announce the winner one week from today here on "good morning, washington." good luck. >> it sis is 5:53. monday you will have periods of time to sneak outside and in 2010 rain showers but overall enact plan b if you have the out outdoor activities planned. if you have a party planned for later it is supposed to be outdoors get the tent ready or move it inside. we will have more areas of rain and heavy justin pours through the afternoon and evening. it won't be a continuous rainfall but there will be spotty showers and they will be more widespread after lunch and closer to dinner time when we will have the downpours. one shower on the prince william
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parkway pushing north. that is pretty much it with the exception of down in st. mary's river a low sprinkle. 73 in manassas, 75 in the district. camp springs 72. college park00074. it is unsettled today and could be for a chunk of the workweek because of the remnants of isaac, the leftover circulation from what was hurricane isaac. that is slowly drift being through the washington area and it will hang around the next several days giving us the unsettled weather. in terms of rainfall amounts just through today by 3:00 a.m. our computer indicates up to two inches of rain in some areas including howard county montgomery county frederick county, even down into the warrenton area and rappahannock and culpeper counties up to two inches not out of the question through the night. 84 the high today. not an all-day rain but off and
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on scattered areas and that will be the case again tomorrow. but as we go toward friday we have a chance it dry out. hottest day is thursday, 91 and humid. >> it is 5:55 and 73 degrees. off to a warm start. republican national convention is over but some people are still talking about clint eastwood talking to a chair. how it made history o
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>> according to twitter the most retweeted message in the republican national convention was the obama campaign response to clint eastwood talking to an empty empty chair. it tweeted a photo of the commander in chief in a chair saying it is taken. as of sunday it was retweeted more than 51,000 times. clint eastwood is not the only person going one-on-one with obama. steven colbert talked to the empty chair. >> whatever your beliefs everybody loves clint. what was it like working with him? well yes, at times he seemed a hreullittle -- what? a terrible thing to say. how do you know maybe he had a prescription for them.
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>> his conversation didn't last as long as east wood. we have an hour of news ahead and it starts right now. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> weather could force your labor day party indoors but many hope there is no repeat of the rain-driven flooding that swamped streets. president obama heads to louisiana where they are cleaning up after isaac. >> a warning to college students about cram being. it could hurt your chance of success. good morning to uyou washington. >> let's get to adam caskey for a look at the weather. the headline would be have your monday holiday fun day inside. >> move

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